The classification of self-dual codes has been an extremely active area in
coding theory since 1972 . A particularly interesting class of self-dual codes
is those of Type II which have high minimum distance (called extremal or...
First year teachers--In-service training; Teacher turnover; Teachers--Job satisfaction
Experts attribute the teacher shortage to an increase in population while others
cite the retirement of a critical mass of baby boomers who came into teaching in the mid
to late twentieth century. Other experts argue that the teaching shortage is...
The oxidation of metallothiolates is complicated by "non-innocence" or potential
redox activity of sulfur to yield thiyl (RS•) radicals. In some instances, the one-electron
oxidation of metal thiolates yields a product with the unpaired...
Autistic children--Education; Mainstreaming in education; Teachers--Attitudes; Inclusive education
The purpose of this research study was to examine the relationship between the
attitudes of public school teachers and the inclusion of students with autism in the general
education classroom highlighting individual teacher characteristics that...
Job embeddedness theory, as introduced by Mitchell, Holtom, Lee, Sablynski, and
Erez (2001), offers a method of discovering why people stay in an organization. By
analyzing the construct's three dimensions (links, fit, and sacrifice) within...
Counseling in higher education; Faculty advisors--Attitudes; College students--Attitudes
The best style of advising to offer students has been questioned over and over. The
literature review revealed uncertainty related to national surveys of advisors and students and
encouraged smaller institutional reviews. The Academic Advising...
The use of franchise advisory boards, typically composed of franchisees and
franchisor representatives, is common practice in domestic and international franchise
systems. Because effective board collaboration requires teamwork, understanding...
Mathematics--Computer-assisted instruction; Mathematics--Study and teaching; Special education--Mathematics
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of different instructional
types used in a mathematics intervention setting. In recent years, school staff have
implemented mathematics intervention programs to aid struggling students and...
Mathematics teachers--Training of; Student teaching; Mathematics teachers--In-service training
Teacher candidates enter teacher preparation programs with grounded beliefs
about teaching and learning. These beliefs are especially problematic in the area of
mathematics, as they hinder instructional decisions (Karp 1988, 1991; Kolstad &...
College sports--Management; Athletic directors; Women college administrators; Women--Employment
The roles of assistant and associate athletic director have been identified as
positions in the "pipeline" to achieving the position of Athletic Director (Grappendorf,
Lough, & Griffin, 2004; Lapchick, 2010). Given the...
This dissertation describes research focused on the synthesis, polymerization and
applications of cationic aminooxy lipids. An efficient and convenient method was
developed to stabilize liposomes using 'click chemistry'. The 'click...
Vicinal dithioethers and alkenyl thioethers were synthesized under environmentally
friendly conditions using alkyne and thiol in water. Alkynes were also used to develop a
multibond-fonning reaction that fonned cyclic ketones or ketoesters through...
Women Veterans--United States; Military discharge--United States; Women college students--United States
Through an exploration of identity and enculturation experiences, this narrative
inquiry dissertation investigated how female veteran students make meaning of their
experiences and renegotiate their understandings of identity after transitioning...
WHAS (Radio station : Louisville, Ky.)--History; Radio stations--Kentucky--Louisville--History; Radio broadcasting--Kentucky--Louisville--History
As the historiography on radio broadcasting continues to grow and forces
examination from the macro-level to the micro-level, station histories are becoming
increasingly important. The story of WHAS highlights the evolution of a nationally...
Educational change--Kentucky; School improvement programs--Kentucky; Mathematics--Study and teaching (Elementary)--Kentucky
This study examined student achievement scores in Kentucky elementary
schools to determine the relationship between implementing the America's Choice
comprehensive school reform model and student achievement in mathematics. Six
The role of the active site tyrosine residue in the Co-C5' bond activation in the
context of adenosylcobalamin-dependent mutases has been computationally
investigated. The density functional, complete active space self-consistent field
Faroe Islands; Human beings--Migrations; Human geography--Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands are a small archipelago in the North Atlantic. With a current population of approximately 49,000 individuals and evidence of high levels of genetic drift, the Faroese are thought to have remained highly homogeneous since their...